Auckland International Airport is located about 10-15 miles (20km) south of central Auckland.
New Zealand has some of the strictest biosecurity regulations in the world, so customs will take longer than you’re used to.
Easy to pick up outside the terminal
Takes about 20 min to get downtown
New Zealand taxis can be a little pricey, so unless you’re in a hurry, traveling with others, or just don’t care about budget, save cash and hop on the SkyBus
New Zealand does not have great connectivity
Wifi access is patch, particularly on the south island
Data is expensive compared to the rest of the world
Hotels and cafes will have wifi but expect it to be difficult